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  • IAP 2017-E4: iPhoneX

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Oct 9, 2017 | 14:29 pm

    IAP 2017-E4: iPhoneX In this episodeJeremy and Mark have a fund discussion about the accessibility of the iPhoneX especially as it relates to the facial recognition feature.The Interactive Accessibility Podcast (IAP) is an entertaining approach to accessibility. We enjoy sharing our discussions on accessibility and how it relates to technology, real-life issues, information, businesses, and people with disabilities.Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Assistive Technology, Blind, IAP Podcasts, iOS Accessibility, Low Vision, Mobile Accessibility

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  • ITI has Updated the VPAT Report

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Oct 5, 2017 | 13:49 pm

    The VPAT form has been updated to incorporate the revised Section 508 ICT accessibility standards. The standards were revised earlier this year on January 18th. The original 1.3 version of the VPAT will remain available until January 18th 2018. However, ITI recommends the use of the new VPAT 2.0 over the original version. Author: Mark Miller | Tags:

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  • Focusing on Individuals’ Unique Abilities in the Workforce

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Sep 25, 2017 | 14:54 pm

    Focusing on Individuals’ Unique Abilities in the Workforce Is the glass half full or half empty? Do you have a unique ability or a disability?Words are tricky. Describing the same thing in two different ways is like magic because the undertones can change between negative and positive. Is your glass half full? Is your blind friend at work uniquely abled?  Take low vision for instance, a physical condition that limits a person’s sense of sight. At first glance, that may have negative connotations. The mind immediately jumps to the things that a person with low vision cannot do, the places where they are limited. Author: Mark Miller |[…]

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  • Web Accessibility Lawsuits Filed Against Three Illinois Companies

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Sep 21, 2017 | 12:41 pm

    Kmart, Empire Today and Ace Hardware have all been accused of having websites that allegedly cannot be used by individuals who are visually impaired. Lawsuits have been filed by a California woman that alleges the companies are running websites and mobile apps that people who are blind and visually impaired can’t read, meaning they are denying potential customers access to products and services, a violation of the ADA. Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Blind, Industry News, Lawsuits & Settlement Agreements

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  • JAWS 2018 Public Beta

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Sep 8, 2017 | 14:45 pm

    JAWS 2018 Public BetaJaws has released the 2018 Public Beta. Among the new features are: Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Assistive Technology, Blind, Industry News, Low Vision, Screen Readers

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  • ARIA – A Bridge Too Far

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Aug 22, 2017 | 17:36 pm

    Written by: Kurt Bunge Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Assistive Technology, How to Guides, People with Disabilities, WAI-ARIA

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  • NASA will Help People who are Blind Touch a Total Solar Eclipse

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Aug 17, 2017 | 20:18 pm

    For those who are blind the total solar eclipse, which is coming on August 21, 2017, could be little more than a story if it weren’t for The Eclipse Soundscapes Project by NASA’s Heliophysics Education Consortium. Through an iOS app, the project will deliver a multisensory experience of the event. This will include: Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Assistive Technology, Industry News

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  • ZoomText and ZoomText Fusion Updates

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Aug 3, 2017 | 15:34 pm

    The ZoomText development has delivered a robust set of version 11.5 updates for ZoomText 11 Magnifier, Magnifier/Reader and Fusion. These free updates deliver important enhancements to the ZoomText software, improving performance, stability and functionality in ZoomText’s features and tools. Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Accessibility Testing Tools, Assistive Technology, Industry News, Low Vision, Screen Magnifier, Screen Readers

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